Green Tea Capsules
For thousands of years, green tea has proven to have a wide array of benefits. From keeping you awake without too much caffeine to helping you burn that pesky body fat, green tea is a viable and healthy option to add to your arsenal.
Green tea capsules and drinks increase brain function, exhibits anti-anxiety functions, decreases cancer risks (especially breast, colorectal and prostate cancers), helps people lose weight, decreases your probability of contracting Type II Diabetes, reduces cardiovascular diseases risks, lessens symptoms of Alzheimer’s and more. It contains the antioxidant, Epigallocatechin Gallate (EGCG), which is one of the main reasons green tea boasts incredible healthy properties; EGCG is used in the treatment of several diseases. In addition, green tea contains other vital antioxidants, such as catechins and flavonoids. Green tea also decreases free radicals formations, which will slow aging and diseases.
The L-theanine amino acid in green tea, coupled with caffeine, gives people more stabilized energy and heavily increase overall brain function. Many people give credit to green tea for boosted energy levels, as compared to coffee.
The caffeine found in green tea and capsules uses more fatty acids from the body and converts them into energy, which is a desirable outcome for weight loss. According to a 2008 study conducted by scientists at the The University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom, green tea is “reportedly associated with various health-promoting properties. For example, it has been shown to promote fat oxidation in humans at rest and to prevent obesity and improve insulin sensitivity in mice.” In turn, the study showed that green tea can be used for glucose tolerance. Green tea capsules can help people lose weight, especially in the abdominal area.
While many choose to drink green tea, others may choose to take green tea capsules as a supplement to their daily diets, exercise and other healthy methods. These capsules have dried green tea leaves in them or are in the form of an extract. Brewed tea leaves and their antioxidants are also used in foods and skin creams. Green tea capsules have higher doses of EGCG, and one pill can be the same as drinking three to four cups of green tea. Keep in mind to not exceed the recommended dosage for your body weight (4.54 mg per pound) — either in drink or capsule form. Do not exceed more than 750 mg in one day.